Nissan Versa Note named one of the 10 Tech-Savviest Cars Under $20,000 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com


2015 model noted for its class-exclusive* Around View® Monitor, among other features

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - For the second straight year, the Nissan Versa Note is one of Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com's "10 Tech-Savviest Cars Under $20,000." Awarded for its "excellent" Around View® Monitor and other tech options such as hands-free texting, Bluetooth and Pandora capability, the 2015 Versa Note finished sixth on the list.  Each of the vehicles included in the "10 Tech-Savviest Cars Under $20,000" list start below $20,000 according to Kelley Blue Book's Fair Purchase Price (FPP), a tool designed to show shoppers what others are paying for a specific new car.

"The 2015 Versa Note is a great example of value, technology, style and comfort all rolled into one rock solid vehicle," said Fred Diaz, senior vice president, Nissan Sales & Marketing and Operations. "With an extensive list of technology features, unique exterior and interior styling cues, ample cargo space and much more, the 2015 Note is the full package at a starting price that even the most frugal buyer can appreciate. We're honored to once again be recognized by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com."

The companion vehicle to the popular Versa sedan, Versa Note celebrates the unique qualities of its 5-door hatchback design. It shares its advanced platform and drivetrain with the Versa sedan, yet Versa Note has its own distinctive look and feel inside and out. It offers an extensive list of key features such as:

  • Energetic exterior styling with steeply sloped windshield and sculpted body panels
  • Available Active Grille Shutter for enhanced fuel economy (Xtronic-equipped models)
  • 40 miles-per-gallon highway fuel economy (Xtronic-equipped models)
  • Smart packaging and ample cargo space, with available with Divide-N-Hide® Adjustable Floor (adjustable rear load floor height)
  • Available NissanConnectSM with Navigation and Mobile Apps, Hands-Free Text Messaging Assistant, RearView Monitor, Bluetooth® Streaming Audio and class-exclusive Around View® Monitor

All 2015 Versa Note models come equipped with an advanced 1.6-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine with dual fuel injection and Twin CVTC (Continuously Variable Timing Control). The Versa Note S features a 5-speed manual transmission, while the S Plus, SV, SR and SL models are equipped with a next-generation Nissan Xtronic transmission.  The long list of available equipment includes Nissan Intelligent Key®, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), heated front seats and 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels.

To view the complete Kelley Blue Book KBB.com "10 Tech-Savviest Cars Under $20,000" list, please visit http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/tech-savvy-cars-under-20000-2015/2000011915/.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the Nissan Green Program and has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. More information on Nissan in North America and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or visit the Americas media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 244,500 employees globally, Nissan sold almost 5.2 million vehicles and generated revenue of 10.5 trillion yen (USD 105 billion) in fiscal 2013. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In 2010, Nissan introduced the Nissan LEAF, and continues to lead in zero-emission mobility. The LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle launched globally, is now the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment.

For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com)  
Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book, The Trusted Resource®, is the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry.  Each week the company provides the most market-reflective values in the industry on its top-rated website KBB.com, including its famous Blue Book® Trade-In Values and Fair Purchase Price, which reports what others are paying for new and used cars this week.  The company also provides vehicle pricing and values through various products and services available to car dealers, auto manufacturers, finance and insurance companies, and governmental agencies.  Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com ranked highest in its category for brand equity by the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study and has been named Online Auto Shopping Brand of the Year for three consecutive years.  Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. is a Cox Automotive company.

 

 *AutoPacific segmentation. MY15 Versa Note v. 2014 Economy Compact Class, 5 passenger vehicles, excluding electrics and hybrids.
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